Spectacular opening for the Nicky Wire art exhibition

Posted by on Sep 15, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

Last night at Tenby Museum, resistance was futile. The new exhibition by Manic Street Preacher lyricist and bass player Nicky Wire opened to an awestruck crowd.  The exhibition is the first ever solo art show by Nicky and features over thirty of his art works that incorporates his beloved Polaroid pictures, paint, the written word […]

Solo Exhibition by Nicky Wire

Posted by on Aug 28, 2018 in Blog, Exhibitions | No Comments

Tenby Museum will be the site of the first ever solo art exhibition by Welsh music legend Nicky Wire, bassist and lyricist with the Manic Street Preachers.  Nicky, a regular visitor to Tenby, accepted the invitation for museum curator Mark Lewis and his exhibition, Paintings and Polaroids, will open to the public on Saturday 15th […]

Maritime donation to Tenby Museum & Art Gallery

Posted by on Aug 22, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

Recently Tenby Museum & Art Gallery was fortunate to receive a kind donation of the gangway ship’s crest from HMS Tenby. David Macalister, Secretary of the HMS Tenby Association, signed over the item to Mark Lewis, Curator at Tenby Museum. HMS Tenby Association currently consists of 60 members, 5 of whom are widows, and seven […]

Fascinating Talk given by Mick Brown

Posted by on Aug 20, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

As part of Tenby Museum and Art Gallery’s commitment to present high quality events for all, local naturalist and seabird specialist Mick Brown gave a fascinating insight into the life of the gannet at the museum last Friday (17 August). Mick related that there had been little published material on seabirds until Ronald Lockley’s 1954 […]

Drawn Together Wales

Posted by on Aug 6, 2018 in Blog, Event Archive | No Comments

On the morning of Wednesday 8 August, why not come along to Tenby Museum and be a part of Wales’ largest community drawing project, Drawn Together/Creu Ar Y Cyd. Drawn Together encourages everyone to pick up sketch book and pencil and make your mark on the artistic map of Wales, encouraging you to look at […]

Book of the Month – Roscoe’s Wanderings

Posted by on Aug 6, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

This month’s Book of the Month blog features a book that speaks to my wanderlust and desire to get away! Roscoe’s Wanderings in South Wales by Thomas Roscoe Esq. Published in 1837  Volume Two of a two volume set covering North (Vol I) & South Wales (Vol II). The volumes are a descriptive travelogue and […]

Movement And Cycles in Nature opens

Posted by on Aug 6, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

Last Friday (3 August) saw the official opening of the new exhibition at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery. Movement and Cycles in Nature is an exhibition of paintings by renowned artist Wendy Yeo. Wendy is a Hong Kong born artist and graduate of the Slade School of Fine Art, University of London. She has won […]

The Private Life of the Gannet

Posted by on Aug 6, 2018 in Blog, Event Archive | No Comments

On Friday 17 August at Tenby Museum and Art Gallery, join seabird specialist Mick Brown for a detailed look at Britain’s largest and probably least known specialised heavy weight plunge diver at his talk The Private Life of the Gannet. Mick has been working on small expedition ships in the Arctic and Antarctica for the past […]

Movement and Cycles in Nature – a new exhibition by Wendy Yeo

Posted by on Aug 1, 2018 in Blog, Exhibition Archive | No Comments

In these times of stress, of rushing to and fro like Mad Hatters, perhaps its time we took a step back and just relaxed for a few moments, balanced out our equilibrium and just enjoyed the unstoppable passing of time without worry. What better way to do this than to come and see the new […]

Blue Plaque for William Lyons, #YearoftheSea

Posted by on Jul 24, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

A new blue plaque has been erected outside Tenby Museum to celebrate the life of William Lyons.  The plaque was funded by a grant from the Royal Society. William Lyons was born in 1766. He formed a fine collection of British marine and freshwater shells, which was donated to Tenby Museum by two of his […]